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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by MARK RECCEK in Local News

Contracts approved for 911 plan, center

The Lehigh County Board of Commissioners approved two contracts at its May 10 meeting with Essential Management Solutions, LLC to provide 911 regionalization consolidation management services.

Rich Molchany, county director of general services, explained the contracts to the board.

According to Molchany, the first contract will provide construction management for a consolidated 911 communications center and regionalized equipment plan.

Molchany said Lehigh County is different than Bethlehem City and Northampton.

Brock McElhenney achieves Eagle Scout rank with palm

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

Brock McElhenney, of Macungie, was recognized for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor recently at the Lower Macungie Community Center, Macungie.

Brock is a member of Boy Scout Troop 131 chartered at Bethany United Methodist Church, Wescosville.

He completed 41 merit badges in a variety of subjects enroute to the Eagle Scout rank.

For his Eagle service project, he assembled 150 welcome kits for the Allentown Rescue Mission, Hamilton Street, Allentown.


Thursday, May 25, 2017 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Cathryn Seibert

Q. What grade are you in?

A. I am a senior in Emmaus High School.

Q. What is your favorite subject? Why?

A. I really enjoy journalism and English subjects in general because they involve a lot of writing and reading, which are both things I often do in my free time. Basically, they’re subjects that extend my hobbies into my school life.

Q. Have you received any special awards or recognition?


Thursday, May 25, 2017 by The Press in Local News

May 25

Upper Milford Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at the Upper Milford Township Municipal Building, Old Zionsville. Vern Arndt will share experiences from his many years of military service in Vietnam and beyond. Refreshments will be provided. All are welcome. For more information, call 610-966-4376.

May 26

The Emmaus High School Chamber Orchestra will perform 7 p.m. May 26 at the First Presbyterian Church, 2344 Center St., Bethlehem. The public is welcome.

May 28